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Collin Young

Co-FOUNDER

Creative Director/ Film Director/ Director of Photography/ Photographer

Collin Young finds beauty and meaning in every scrap and horizon that the sun reveals to his eye. He is known for his unique and bold portraits, street culture, editorials, and, of course, street fashion.

Creative, daring, and honest, Collin's work has pushed the envelope to reveal how our society has and continued to transform. His work features theme of sexuality, partying with friends, and injection of nudity, beautifully exemplifies our culture. The crisp, light-filled compositions of his work are genuine and incredibly personal. 

Instagram @collinccyoung

www.collin-young.com

 
 
 
 
 
 

Olivia Avilla

Co-FOUNDER

Executive Director/ Filmmaker/ Producer/ Screenwriter/ Strategic Partnership & Communications

Olivia is a filmmaker and food enthusiast living on the outskirts of San Francisco. Besides wasting way too much time on the Internet, she enjoys cooking, and reading nerdy books. She loves designs that cultivate creativity, curiosity, and critical thinking.

Before co-founding Manifest Creative Group, Olivia worked for several nonprofits where she worked on a variety of projects ranging from strategy development and implementation of environmental management systems, to initiating an annual regional corporate volunteering day.

As founding Executive Director and the head of Artist Management, she manages artist logistics, strategic partnerships and communications, public programming, curates exhibitions, screenings, all financial aspects of Manifest Creative Group and film operating budget. She has a diverse background in Project Management, Marketing, Sales, Administration, and Human Resources. She also spent several years as Director of Corporate Events for Manor West and has partnered with Kaiser Permanente, Mercedes Benz, Volkswagen, Salesforce, Demandbase, B2B Marketing, Wikia, Macy's, VerticalResponse, Alonzo King Lines Ballet, and many more companies. 

Earlier in her career, she started as an makeup artist and worked for Laura Mercier, Lancôme, Bobbi Brown, MAC Cosmetics, Shiseido; assisted Luis Casco and many internationally renowned celebrity makeup artists. (Visuals and other work by Olivia, see gallery link.) Gallery

Instagram @hey_livvy

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